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Technology gives woodworkers of all ages a lift

New age brackets are growing as a percentage of the wood industry workforce: those in their sixties and even seventies, and those in their twenties.  “For the first time in modern history, the manufacturing industry consists of four different generations spanning over almost 70 years,” says Thomas Allott, manager of of Stiles University, a training

By |2019-03-19T01:09:05+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Winnipeg furniture manufacturer Palliser to launch line with HGTV's Sarah Richardson

WINNIPEG, MB  – Canadian furniture manufacturer Palliser has joined forces with award-winning designer and television personality Sarah Richardson to create an exclusive collection of home furnishings.   Launching at High Point Market in April 2019 with consumer availability in Fall 2019, Palliser says the collaboration embodies an "accessible yet elegant approach to design" that combines Richardson’s

By |2019-03-19T00:44:56+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Express Kitchens introduces new add-ons for cabinet lines

HARTFORD, Conn. - Express Kitchens, a manufacturer and supplier of kitchen cabinets, introduced new add-ons for its kitchen cabinet and storage solutions.    According to the company, the new set of add-ons offer customers more functionality and storage options and include:   Base Cabinet Solutions:  1) Cleaning Pullout  2) Cleaning Caddy  3) Base Organizers  4)

By |2019-03-19T00:43:15+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Jeld-Wen's bid to overturn antitrust verdict denied

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Jeld-Wen's motion to overturn an antitrust verdict stemming from its acquisition of an interior moulded doorskins plant has been denied. On March 13, Judge Robert Payne, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, denied Jeld-Wen's motions to overturn December's ruling which required the window and door giant to divest

By |2019-03-19T01:09:05+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Can You Close the Pores in Wood by Sanding with Too Fine a Grit?

Can sanding with very fine-grit sandpaper closes the pores of wood? Bob Flexner investigates this long-standing claim. Source Source: ww popularwoodworking.com Can sanding with very fine-grit sandpaper closes the pores of wood? Bob Flexner investigates this long-standing claim. Source

WoodPro Cabinetry returns to operations after January closure

CABOOL, Mo. - Two months after announcing it would close, WoodPro Cabinetry is back.   WoodPro, a 42-year-old business specializing in custom bathroom cabinetry, has been acquired by Missouri-based Twin Oak Custom Cabinets, a custom cabinet maker. Twin Oaks has been in business since 1986 and employs 100 workers.   We covered WoodPro's closing in January,

By |2019-03-19T00:43:15+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Kitty Twin Trundle Bed

Hi friends! I’m so excited to be teaming up with Betty from Oh Everything Handmade to share this adorable KITTY TWIN TRUNDLE BED! Betty reached out to me when she wanted to build a twin-sized trundle bed for her kiddos. She was inspired by an adorable unicorn headboard she spotted online. We decided to put

By |2019-03-15T17:31:36+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments